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Graduation 2014: Dunedin High

From right, Dunedin High graduates Anna Boyer, Victoria Bruck and Nathalie Hernandez take a group selfie Thursday.

JIM DAMASKE | Times

From right, Dunedin High graduates Anna Boyer, Victoria Bruck and Nathalie Hernandez take a group selfie Thursday.

DUNEDIN HIGH

NUMBER OF GRADUATES: 304

VALEDICTORIAN: David Dalton Settlemire

SALUTATORIAN: Lindsey A. Settlemire

SPEAKERS: Principal Reuben C. Hepburn, Lindsey Settlemire, and Dalton Settlemire, who also served as student government president.

YOU GUESSED IT: The valedictorian and salutatorian are twins.

BEST ADVICE: "There is a sun beaming on the horizon and our future is bright," Lindsey Settlemire told her classmates. Her brother Dalton Settlemire countered with, "The pain of saying goodbye is nothing in comparison to the joy of meeting again."

CLASS ACCOMPLISHMENT: Ninety percent graduation rate.

SPECIAL MOMENT: Faculty member Patricia Bolam was celebrated at the ceremony as she retired after 34 years of teaching. She was presented with a plaque and a bouquet of flowers from her husband.

MAJOR MUSIC: Two bagpipers led the graduates to the stage. Graduate Nathalie R. Hernandez, a 2012 contestant on The Voice, sang Unwritten, by Natasha Bedingfield.

Nicole Zakrzewski, University of Florida, tb-two* staff

Graduation 2014: Dunedin High 06/05/14 [Last modified: Thursday, June 5, 2014 6:37pm]
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